Posts categorized under Sara Davis, Author at SDOT Blog - Page 2 of 18

A Roadside Chat with Sal the SpokesSalmon and Ai, the owner of Pearls Tea and Café on Delridge

This blog was written by Sal the SpokesSalmon (with the help of her human friends at SDOT). Why, HELLO! If you haven’t had the pleasure to meet me yet, I’m Sal, SDOT’s SpokesSalmon! SDOT lets me take over the blog and social media accounts from time to time. I live in West Seattle and I’m spreading the word to my fellow West… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Pride ❤🧡💛💚💙💜🤎

We stand in solidarity with and celebrate our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA+) staff members and people in the Seattle community. We’re on a mission to deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities. The first of our value statements is Equity. We believe transportation must meet the needs… [ Keep reading ]

Can you play, shop, eat, make and sell art in the street? Sometimes you can!

Do you want to host a BBQ with your neighbors or set up a fun obstacle course for the kiddos? Are you a business looking to embrace the outdoors to sell local crafts, to break bread, or even to help Seattleites stay healthy and strong? We have permits for these activities, all… [ Keep reading ]

New SLURP! mural brings color and whimsy to Maynard Alley in Seattle’s Chinatown International District

This post was co-authored by Erika Lindsay and is also posted on the Art Beat Blog. Come see the new SLURP! mural in Chinatown International District (CID)!  Designed by local artist Akira Ohiso and installed with technical assistance from muralist Angelina Villalobos, the vibrant new SLURP! mural includes eight segments that meander through Maynard Alley near South… [ Keep reading ]

It’s Memorial Day weekend! Drive sober, slow down, & watch out for one another

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and that means we’re one step closer to SUMMER!   Whether you’re getting out of town, headed to your favorite Seattle park, or going to a friend’s house for a BBQ, remember, you can make decisions to keep others and yourself safe. Most crashes are preventable. We’re asking everyone to do their part to ensure you and your… [ Keep reading ]

A Roadside Chat with Cynthia Yongvang of the Hmong Association of Washington

It’s hard to walk through Pike Place Market without marveling at the thousands of fresh flowers that are meticulously arranged. About 80% of the flower stands at Pike Place Market and farmers markets throughout the region are owned by Hmong farmers. Many of Seattle’s farmers markets are held on City… [ Keep reading ]

SURVEY | Share your feedback on our proposed curbspace & parking changes near the new Northgate & University District Stations

Recent curbspace access and parking updates:  Paid parking rate adjustments coming June 1 to improve access to Seattle restaurants, cafes, stores, and other businesses. On-street parking & curbspace changes coming to Uptown. Uptown community informs new plan to prioritize on-street parking for neighborhood businesses and residents and encourage transit use, biking and walking to… [ Keep reading ]

A Roadside Chat with SDOT Transportation Planner, Pauh Wang

When Pauh has a hobby, he’s all in at 110%. Growing up, Pauh’s hobby was mastering the violin. Then, in his twenties and thirties, it became bicycle racing. Starting in his late thirties through the present, he got into photography and taking his kids on outdoor adventures. Pauh’s bicycle was… [ Keep reading ]

Paid parking rate adjustments coming June 1 to improve access to Seattle restaurants, cafes, stores, and other businesses

Other curbspace and parking updates: On-street parking & curbspace changes coming to Uptown. Uptown community informs new plan to prioritize on-street parking for neighborhood businesses and residents and encourage transit use, biking and walking to Climate Pledge Arena events Northgate and U District surveys. Share your feedback on our proposed curbspace… [ Keep reading ]

Uptown community informs new plan to prioritize on-street parking for neighborhood businesses and residents and encourage transit use, biking and walking to Climate Pledge Arena events

Other curbspace and parking updates: Paid parking rate adjustments coming June 1 to improve access to Seattle restaurants, cafes, stores, and other businesses. Northgate and U District surveys. Share your feedback on our proposed curbspace & parking changes near the new Northgate & University District Stations The new Climate Pledge Arena is scheduled to open this… [ Keep reading ]